Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 15 September 2077 Wednesday is Waning Crescent, 27 days old Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2077 | September 2077

Waning Crescent phase
Waning Crescent phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Waning Crescent 3% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 3% and getting smaller. The 27 days old Moon is in ♍ Virgo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

6 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 6 days on 9 September 2077 at 08:36.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises after midnight to early morning and sets in the afternoon. It is visible in the early morning low to the east.

Moon is entering ♍ Virgo

Moon is passing first ∠4° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1782"

Lunar disc appears visually 6.9% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1782" and ∠1909".

Hunter Moon after 16 days

Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2077 after 16 days on 2 October 2077 at 01:20.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Moderate tide

There is medium ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at very acute angle, so their combined tidal force is moderate.

Lunation 960 / 1913

The Moon is 27 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 960 of Meeus index or 1913 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.65 days

Length of current 960 lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 35 minutes. It is 1 hour and 39 minutes shorter than next lunation 961 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 51 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 12 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠146°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠146°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠171°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep increasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of apogee (∠180°).

Moon before apogee

11 days after point of perigee on 3 September 2077 at 12:31 in ♓ Pisces. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 2 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 18 September 2077 at 06:17 in ♎ Libra.

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Distance to Moon 402 338 km

Moon is 402 338 km (250 001 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 2 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 604 km (252 652 mi).

Moon before descending node

7 days after its ascending node on 8 September 2077 at 05:17 in ♊ Gemini, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 7 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 22 September 2077 at 17:43 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Draconic month

7 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♊ Gemini, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

4 days after previous North standstill on 11 September 2077 at 00:42 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠26.130°. Next 10 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-26.269° in the next southern standstill on 25 September 2077 at 19:33 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day on 17 September 2077 at 05:53 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon will be in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.

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